The Silver Searcher is a free and open source, cross platform source code searching tool similar to ack (a grep-like tool for programmers) but faster. It runs on Mac, Linux and Windows operating systems.
The major difference between the silver searcher and ack is that the former is designed for speed, and benchmark tests prove that it is indeed faster.
If you spend a lot of time reading and searching through your code, then you need this tool. It aims at being fast and ignoring files that you don’t want to be searched.
Visit https://github.com/ggreer/the_silver_searcher to see how to install and use the tool.
Command-line tools like “top” make it difficult to see CPU usage across multi-process applications (like Apache and Chrome), spikes over time, and memory usage. Vtop is a free and open-source activity monitor for the command line. It’s written in node.js and can be easily extended.
How to install
If you haven’t already got Node.js, then download that first, then run:
sudo npm install -g vtop
This is pretty simple too.
It is quite a cool application to have in our tool chest.
Syncthing is a continuous file synchronization program. It synchronizes files between two or more computers in real time, safely protected from prying eyes. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored, whether it is shared with some third party, and how it’s transmitted over the internet.
It is available for Mac, PC, Linux and Android. Head to https://syncthing.net/downloads/ to download your free copy today.
The Windows Terminal and Windows Console have been made open source and you can clone, build, run, and test the code from the repository on GitHub: https://github.com/Microsoft/Terminal
You will now be able to open any number of tabs, each connected to a command-line shell or app of your choice, e.g. Command Prompt, PowerShell, Ubuntu on WSL, a Raspberry Pi via SSH, etc. This summer in 2019, Windows Terminal previews will be released to the Microsoft Store for early adopters to use and provide feedback.
Merge files into one PDF
Visually combine and reorder pages, merge multiple PDF files. Alternate and mix odd and even page from separate files.
Split PDF files
Split documents by pages. Extract separate documents. Split by size, bookmarks or text occurrences. Divide two page layout scans
Convert PDF files to Office and image formats
Convert PDF files to Word, Excel and to image. Convert images to PDF file
Reduce the size of PDF files. Optimize images and other resources
Edit PDF files
Add, edit or move text in your PDF. Change the font type, size and style. Insert, reorder, move or delete pages.
Add signature, highlight text and shapes
Apply PDF passwords and restrictions
Add copy and edit protection to a PDF. Include a password to protect your PDF from unapproved access
Add image or text watermark to PDF documents
Convert PDF text and images to grayscale
Trim PDF margins, adjust visible page area, change PDF page size
Its free but come with some restrictions like Docs up to 50Mb and 200 pages, Compress files up to 100Mb and Images up to 5Mb still it is worth it. Download it from https://www.sejda.com/desktop. It is available for Mac, Windows, and Linux
A full-featured launcher, access programs, and web contents as you type. Be more productive ever since.
Quick Start program and local files without leaving your keyboard, automatic sorting based on usage.
Search the web by prefixing your search with keywords like wiki, g. Add your own web searches in Wox’s setting window to make them meet your daily needs.
Match Wox to your desktop. Create your own themes by choosing colors, fonts, sizes and more.
Wox is free for use and open-sourced at Github, Try it now! https://github.com/Wox-launcher/Wox/releases
Check out a free tool called PC Decrapifier that helps remove programs, unnecessary startup items that can slow down your PC.
It takes you to step by step, giving you recommendations on what to remove, many of which can be removed unattended. Nothing is removed without your approval. We show you the list before anything is removed. Click here to download.